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Carancas Fall - Sept 15th, 2007 11am

Just near lake Titicaca in Peru.
Big impact of maybe +- 1. ton of H4 stone meteorite-
HUGE mushroom impact cloud!
people knocked down and animals killed, terrified the countryside.
blast removed 1000 tons of soil. Meteorite mostly destroyed... to dust!-
99% of the soft rock. Some remains in the crater - as mud now.

Bob at the crater-now its a big tourist site!


Locals with rewards for their discoveries-everybody is happy.
Cool people and place!


A bowl full of fragment recovered in right after the fall About 1500 grams-
mostly dust-about 35%-some nice fragments also This may be related to mabe*
(Haley comet) Hey folks-this is lots of work to get this believe me. Involves
several dozen people and many man days hunting. tiny crumbs....


Biggest piece 78g. H4 chondrite